Telipogon chrysocrates Rchb. f. 1877 SECTION Brevicaules Photo courtesy of Weyman Bussey, plant grown by Jim Hamilton
Common Name The Golden Yellow Mouth Telipogon
Flower Size .8" [2 cm]
Found in Colombia and Peru as a cool to cold growing epiphyte that dies back after blooming and takes a rest only to reappear in the next growing season, so do not throw out until you are sure that it is dead.
References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 4 COS 1992 photo fide; Die Orchideen lieferung 30 Schlechter/Brieger 1994 photo fide; Orchid Species Of Peru Zelenko & Bermudez 2009 photo as T sp pg 353 fide